Last week, a Chinese citizen journalist was sentenced to four years in jail. Her crime: reporting on the coronavirus outbreak that began in her city of Wuhan. Zhang Zhan insists that her reporting was based on first-hand accounts from locals. But because she scrutinised her government’s response to the virus and provided a more sombre… Read More Media Censorship in 2020: Were You Paying Attention?
‘Big tech’ plays a huge and ever-expanding role in our lives. Without a thought, we now trust platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter to inform us about the latest trends in culture, the products we want, and the news stories that matter. But over the last year or so, evidence has been mounting that big… Read More Do Facebook, Google and Twitter Censor Conservatives?
Over two months have passed since Israel Folau found himself in the media spotlight, and buckets of ink are still being spilt as his story develops. In recent days, the focus has shifted to Izzy’s GoFundMe campaign. He’s hoping to raise $3.0M for his legal showdown with Rugby Australia. In this and every other stage… Read More Israel Folau and the Fight for Underdog Status